TA Application Process

Step 1: Complete and submit your Application by Friday, March 2 at 5:00pm (The priority consideration deadline for returning students/TAs is Friday, February 16th at 5:00pm)

TA Applications are now closed. If you have questions, please call (216 523-7151.


The application includes:
  1. an essay (100 word minimum).

    New Applicants: Write about why you want to work for and study in the Math Corps and why you should be chosen.

    Returning applicants: Write about how your experience as a TA has impacted you and influenced your decision to reapply.

    A word of advice: Take your time in writing your essay and proofread prior to submitting.

  2. your most recent report card. (Must show name, school, GPA and all courses/grades.)

Step 2: Schedule and take the TA Diagnostic Exam on one of the dates below.

  • Saturday, February 10, 10:00am, Rhodes Tower, 15th Floor, Rm 1516
  • Saturday, February 17, 10:00am, Rhodes Tower, 15th Floor, Rm 1516
  • Saturday, February 24, 10:00am, Main Classroom, 2nd Floor, MC 202
  • Monday, February 26, 6:00pm, Main Classroom, 1st Floor, MC 136
  • Thursday, March 1, 6:00pm, Main Classroom, 1st Floor, MC 136
  • Saturday, March 3, 10:00am, Main Classroom, 1st Floor, MC 134
  • *You CAN take the Diagnostic prior to applying, however your application MUST be completed by the deadline (March 2nd) in order to be considered for an interview. Applications are considered incomplete until the Diagnostic is taken.

    The Diagnostic Exam covers the Math Corps curriculum. Applicants are given 1- hour to complete the exam. Studying is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    Worried about the Exam? Resources and Tips can be found HERE.

Step 3: Applicant Interview (February 17-March 16)

    Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted via email with instructions for how to schedule your interview.

    IMPORTANT: To be selected for an interview, candidates must have a Diagnostic score of at least 50%. TAs who are hired receive a $50 bonus for a Diagnostic score of 80% or more.

Step 4: TA Selection and Notification

    All applicants will be contacted via email by Friday, March 23 with hiring selections.

    TAs are paid stipends ranging from $500 - $800. The rate of pay depends on the student's previous work, if any, in the Math Corps and his/her level of accomplishment in mathematics.

If you have questions or concerns about any aspect of the TA application and selection process, please contact Ms. Lindsay at math.corps.csu@gmail.com or (216) 523-7151.

No question or concern is unimportant. Please let us help you make sure your application is complete and on time.